Show #2578 - Wednesday, November 15, 1995

1995 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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Aaron Klein, a Senior Tournament winner from Des Plaines, Illinois

Linda Roberts, a registered nurse from Houston, Texas

Jonathan Groff, a writer and actor from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There's a geography category.)
    $100 1
This bar soap that floats was invented in Cincinnati
    $100 6
Lavender can be used to protect linen from these lepidopterans
    $100 11
The 1815 Treaty of Paris was signed after his final defeat at Waterloo
    $100 16
His first film, the 1940 musical "Too Many Girls", starred Lucille Ball; they married soon after
    $100 22
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the organisms this process kills in milk
    $100 21
Knobs on your stereo control treble & this
    $200 2
In 1918 Eugene Debs was arrested after speaking in this city, now home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    $200 7
The Madras type of this Indian spice mixture is hotter than the standard kind
    $200 12
This treaty, signed in France in June of 1919, didn't take effect until January 10, 1920
    $200 17
He debuted in "Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round" in 1966, 27 years before he became a movie "Fugitive"
    $200 23
Like humans, the Red-vented Bulbul bird needs a dietary source of this vitamin, also called ascorbic acid
    $200 27
This antonym of "bliss" loves company
    $300 3
A replica of their cycle shop is in Dayton's Carillon Historical Park
    $300 8
The French variety of this herb the French call estragon is more refined in taste than the Russian
    $300 13
In 1494 the Treaty of Tordesillas divided the Americas between these two countries
    $300 18
Sydney Pollack, his co-star in 1962's "War Hunt", later directed him in "Out of Africa"
    $300 24
Boiling bones & hides converts the protein collagen to this foodstuff
    $300 28
Use 4 of the 5 letters in "floor" to build this antonym of it
    $400 4
City associated with Firestone, Goodrich & Goodyear
    $400 9
This spice, produced by the Piper nigrum plant, was once so rare it was used as currency
    $400 14
Reached in 1993, the second of these treaties calls for Russia & the United States to reduce their nuclear warheads by two-thirds
    $400 19
This blonde actor suffered through some painful experiments in his first film "Altered States"
    $400 25
Horseshoe crabs & coelacanth fish are considered living ones of these
    $400 29
This antonym of supine describes a type of piano
    $500 5
This Ohio city was named for a South Carolinian "Swamp Fox"
    $500 10
Oregano is also called "wild" this
    DD: $1,200 15
U.S. & British representatives in Europe signed this treaty December 24, 1814
    $500 20
Ellen Barkin & Paul Reiser debuted in this Barry Levinson film about pals who meet in a Baltimore eatery
    $500 26
Quarks have six known ones of these, which is far short of Baskin-Robbins
    $500 30
It's the 3-letter antonym of doff

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jonathan Linda Aaron
$500 $200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Linda Aaron
$1,800 $1,300 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
At his first inauguration on March 4, 1861, he said the issue of civil war was not in his hands
    $200 8
Just so you know, "The Beginning of the Armadillos" is one of his "Just So Stories"
    $200 5
In 1995 Gordon B. Hinckley was ordained as the 15th president of this Utah-based church
    $200 17
This Dutch city is home to the Netherlands Supreme Court
    $200 22
She marked the official celebration of her 69th birthday by granting 1,055 knighthoods & other honors
    $200 1
It's a piece of net or toule attached to a hat that hangs down to cover the face
    $400 3
This New York City political boss served in the House of Representatives from 1853-55
    $400 9
Among the members of the Glass family in his stories are Buddy, Seymour, Franny & Zoey
    $400 11
The state form of this religion was disestablished in Japan after World War II
    $400 18
Australia's largest inland city, it's also the capital
    $400 23
In June, Lotus Development Corporation agreed to be taken over by this computer giant
    $400 27
His less-pricey 1995 "Ralph" collection featured a French schoolgirl look
    $600 4
This Californian received more votes than any other 1994 gubernatorial candidate
    $600 10
The collected short stories of this "Ship of Fools" author won the National Book Award & the Pulitzer Prize
    $600 12
One of the Five Pillars, or primary duties of Islam, is to fast during this month
    $600 19
The Monckebergstrasse is one of this German port's principal shopping streets
    $600 24
A visit to the United States by Lee Teng-hui, president of this country, strained relations with China
    $600 28
4-letter synonym for wescot
    $800 6
Beginning in 1975 this Democrat served as Massachusetts governor for 12 years
    $800 13
"Sredni Vashtar" is a macabre story by Hector Hugh Munro, who wrote under this pseudonym
    DD: $1,400 15
The Trimurti, or trinity of Hindu gods, consists of Brahma, Shiva & this one
    $800 20
In 1975 Brazil's first subway system began operating in this city, the country's largest
    DD: $1,200 25
In July, military leaders in this country freed Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest
    $800 29
Chanel is credited with making these a fashion item; Lana Turner made them a trademark
    $1000 7
In 1958 he became the first Democrat elected by popular vote to the U.S. Senate from Maine
    $1000 14
"The Lottery" is the best-known short story by this woman, who wrote the novel "The Haunting of Hill House"
    $1000 16
The first American consecrated a bishop in St. Peter's Basilica; he became archbishop of New York in 1939
    $1000 21
In 1991 Abuja replaced this city as Nigeria's official capital
    $1000 26
He called himself "a scared little bunny rabbit" while evading capture after being shot down in Bosnia
    $1000 30
Yves Saint Laurent is YSL, & she's DVF

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Linda Aaron
$7,000 $3,300 $3,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

This American remarked, "Disparity in form, color, size, weight, motion is what makes a composition"

Final scores:

Jonathan Linda Aaron
$7,700 $1 $0
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Linda Aaron
$8,800 $3,300 $3,800
29 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1995-10-10
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